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making their anniversary 12-12-12. >> but how inconvenient to go to a wedding on a thursday? >> hey, if they mean a lot to you, you'll do whatever it takes to be there. this is really smart on the bride's behalf because having it on a thursday or friday, usually you can rent venues a lot cheaper as well. saving a little money and your fiance will never forget the date. so that's good. off to a good start. nats fans are celebrating the team's first playoff win this morning as they gear up for the second game today. plus the moment that every redskins fan feared. what we're learning about rg3's condition this morning after a vicious hit knocked him out of sunday's game. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm angie goff in for eun
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yang. it is monday, october 8th. that fall cold weather continues, and it's quite the wakeup call this monday. if you're thin skinned like me, you are suffering. i should have taken note and layered up like you did. >> layer up this morning. we're all feeling the change that came in this weekend. this is the coldest it's been in over five months around here. yeah, no joke out there. it's not like we're in the low 30s, but it's a big change from where we've been. right now temperatures around the area, mt. rainier at 43. burke at 41. 41 degrees in kensington and rockville and 43 degrees over in greenbelt. on the radar right now, storm team 4 radar, you can see a few little sprinkles around here just north of bluegrass in areas of west virginia, around leesburg, around luray. some moisture that's trying to get going. our best chance of showers will be around 11:00 a.m. to noontime as an area of low pressure
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tracks off to the east and north. it's going to stay with us through the afternoon and evening. break out the coat, 38 to 45 degrees at the bus stop. a chilly rain through the evening. we'll have another look at the day planner forecast in about ten minutes. meanwhile, let's head over to first 4 traffic. things are looking good on the interstates for your columbus day commute. no serious problems on 495. let's take a look at 50 in maryland heading west. no serious problems inside or outside the beltway. no major backups. a live look at 50 at 202, no serious delays. a six-minute drive to the bw parkway. if you're taking trains, red line single tracking between judiciary square and ft. totten. orange line single tracking
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between cheverly and stadium armory. and because of the holiday, no vre or marc rail service today. mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. the republican presidential hopeful will speak at the institute in maryland today. the speech called the mantel of leadership is romney's tenth address on foreign policy. the former massachusetts governor links the deadly attack on the american consulate in benghazi last month to al qaeda, saying, "the attack on our consulate in benghazi on september 11th, 2012, was likely the work of the same forces that attacked our homeland on september 11th, 2001. these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists." today president obama will wrap up his two-day fund-raising trip in california. yesterday he spoke at a fund-raising concert with performances by john bon jovi, stevie wonder, and katy perry. he poked a little fun at himself
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and his recent debate performance. >> and everybody here is incredible professionals. they're such great friends, and they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> last night mr. obama also attended a $25,000 per person fund-raising dinner. tomorrow the president will hit the campaign trail in ohio. virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate today. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square off in richmond. a recent nbc/wall street journal/marist poll shows kaine pulling ahead of allen 49-44%. david gregory moderated their first debate last month. today controversial ads will be popping up in some metro stations and on some metro buses. the ads equate muslim radicals to savages, and they'll be displayed at the georgia avenue,
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petworth, "u" street, takoma, and glen mont stations. the american defense initiative created the ads, and metro didn't want to post them based on the violent response to the anti-islam video made in the u.s. a judge ruled on friday that metro was violating the afdi's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. five minutes after the hour, and the nationals playoff run off to a great start. they won the opening game of the national league division series, and the game's big hero started the game on the bench. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throwing on in, but two runs score. and moving on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> tyler moore's pinch-hit in the eighth inning scored the tying and winning runs, and the nats beat the world series
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champion st. louis cardinals 3-2. moore admits he was a little nervous when he was at bat. >> i'm coming off the bench in front of 50,000 people, so it's crazy. i've been in that position before, and i was able to calm myself down and just kind of put the barrel on it. >> you did good. the nationals will look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series this afternoon in st. louis. first pitch scheduled for just after 4:30. orioles fans not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last night in the first game of the american league division series. game was tied at 2 in the ninth when the yankees scored six runs. final score was 8-2. the game started more than 2 1/2 hours late because of rain. this was the first postseason game played in baltimore in 15 years. this morning the redskins latest loss may not be fans' biggest concern. their attention is on quarterback robert griffin iii's health. he suffered a mild concussion in the team's 24-17 loss to the falcons yesterday. rg3 was hurt on this play in the
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third quarter. the falcons sean weatherspoon decked him. griffin left the game and never came back. head coach mike shanahan says rg3 was so woozy after the hit he didn't know the score or what quarter it was. >> at that time, he wasn't really sure what the score was, and we knew he had a mild concussion, at least according to the doctors. feels good right now, a lot better right now. but that was the situation, why he didn't go back into the game. >> fellow rookie kirk cousins finished the game at quarterback. team doctors will reexamine griffin today. he has to clear the nfl's concussion protocol before he can practice or play gep. this is something that we've been worried about all season so far. >> something we didn't want to see happen. still he's going to learn sometimes you just let the play go and keep playing the game. hopefully, he'll recover and be back out there next week. it is 5:07. jerry sandusky's attorney
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sticking up for his client this morning ahead of sentencing. what he is saying about the trial.
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kate middleton is facing one of her busiest weeks ahead as she prepares for more that happen a ha-- than a half dozen appearances. the royal couple has essentially been in hiding since she and prince william returned from the diamond jubilee tour in asia last month. it's their first public foray since topless pictures of the duchess were published. 11 minutes after 5:00. i don't have any commentary to offer on that. keep it moving. live look outside for you at 46 degrees outside our studios this morning. >> feeling quite raw here. looks like we want to keep that umbrella in hand, huh, veronica? >> that's right. we've got a cold blast of air touching all of us this morning. later today in the afternoon hours, it will be wet weather touching many of us. right now 45 degrees adams morgan early here.
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kensington, coming in at 41. burke at 41. mt. rainier and brandywine, 43 degrees. a few showers that are trying to get going to our south and west. not until later today, hometown forecast, 48 at 10:00 a.m., with a cloudy sky in brandywine and showers around noontime to 1:00 today. showers continue through the afternoon and evening hours, probably not ending until early tomorrow morning. we'll have a look at the seven day forecast at 5:21. right now here's traffic. it's columbus day, so things are pretty light. looking fantastic on the beltway and no serious worries on 66. a live look the at the beltway near route 50. taking a look right now at the speed, an 11-minute ride eastbound 66 from the dulles toll road to the beltway. inside the beltway, glebe road looking good, a seven-minute
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ride from the beltway to glebe at 62 miles an hour. fears about a deadly meningitis outbreak grows. also ahead, this probably wasn't on the wedding program. the scuffle
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cameras were rolling inside a california liquor store when a truck came crashing through the wall. the owner of the store was behind the register helping customers when, check it out, the out of control pickup truck just crashed into the store front, shattering the glass and the liquor bottles. the driver actually backed up and then took off. the customer called the owner, who was pinned between the cigarettes and the counter. >> next thing i knew, i'm flying backwards, and the truck's in the store. >> the store owner is expected to make a full recovery. the driver was later arrested at his house. he's charged with dui and felony hit and run. >> 16 after the hour now. we should be showing you two
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beautiful weddings this morning. instead, an all out brawl between two wedding parties. the end with one man dead, several people hurt, and at least one man under arrest and the whole thing caught on video. this morning a sheraton hotel guest shot this video on his cell phone and posted it on youtube. you can see several officers clashing with one of the wedding guests. police say at least 75, maybe 100 people got into a fight by the time the police got there. >> they just started pumpling each other and hitting each other. the police came in and started clubbing people. >> the uncle of one of the brides suffered a heart attack and died there. the sheraton hotel released a statement offering condolences and said they're cooperating with police. venezuelan president hugo chavez was elected to a third
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term in office. the electoral council auns nnou the narrow victory after a record turnout. chavez was accused of using the oil proceeds in the country to his advantage. we're learning more about what led to the deadly the shooing of a border patrol agent near the mexican border. nicholas ivie died last tuesday in arizona. the head of the border patrol union said it was a case of friendly fire. ivie shot at two armed agents he thought were smugglers. he was killed when those two agents rurpd fire. ivie will be laid to rest today. the names of 80 firefighters who died last year and 5 who died in last past were added to the memorial on the grounds of the national fire academy in
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emitsburg, maryland. family and friends came together to honor their loved ones, including the family of mark falkenheim in baltimore county. >> we've seen it from other states for mark's funeral, but to come together as a nation, it's incredible to come together as one family. >> this annual event is a sign of respect for the families. this morning the pharmacy at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak is voluntarily recalling all of its products. the new england compounding center says the move is just a precaution and says there is no indication any of the products were contaminated. the centers for disease control report 91 cases of fungal meningitis in nine states connected to the massachusetts health facility. seven people have died, including one person in maryland and another person in virginia. they were all treated with contaminated steroids for back pain. in colorado, almost 1,000 people spent the weekend
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searching for a missing 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway was reported missing on friday after she didn't show up for her school in denver. yesterday searchers found her backpack about six miles from her home. police are hoping someone in the area may have seen her and will come forward with information. tomorrow former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky will be sentenced. last month a jury convicted him of molesting boys he met through his charity for at risk children. sandusky's lawyer said he made bad decisions, but he is not guilty of the charges. >> jerry has always said he made bad judgment in all the things that got him accused. having showers with kids, obviously he realized that was not the thing to do. but he still maintains his innocence. >> the 68-year-old sandusky could receive life in prison.
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iphone fever in this country may be triggering a major labor dispute in china. an overseas labor watchdog says thousands of workers at a plant that builds the new iphone 5 went on strike last night. they were apparently angry apple strengthened inspections of the new smart phone, and they were made they had to work on a national holiday. foxconn technology group denies the report. they said there were two disputes between line workers and quality assurance personnel. oktoberfest wrapped up yesterday in munich, germany. organizers say about 6.4 million people partied at this year's event. that's 500,000 people fewer than last year. this was the 179th annual oktoberfest, which will be followed by november fest, december fest, january fest. >> rumor has it meteorologist veronica johnson went looking
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for that party yesterday. >> one of the ones nearby. did you find any? >> i went to two because i was going to find a good oktoberfest, and i did not find one, but angie, which one did you go to? >> reston. that was good. >> that's where i should have gone. next year. >> we could have hung out. a cold blast, felt like germany, right? look at that. 45 degrees here. coldest start in months. look at the nation. look at the temperatures in kansas city. 33, 35 in chicago. this cold air has really come in. of course, the air mass that we had last week, that one originated from down south. this one from up north. mighty cold. today is going to be our coldest day, in fact, out of the work week. 45 degrees reagan national. a light wind out of the north at 6 miles per hour. i did see a little bit of patchy fog south. now i'm seeing the visibilities improve down south. areas around waldorf and warrenton.
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on storm team 4 radar, we are dry. these little showers not reaching the ground. down here south of petersburg, a few sprinkles here. the major part of the rains now in southern areas of west virginia and coming out of tennessee, that's what will reach us by 11:00 a.m. to lunch time. i'm not expecting anything terribly heavy to move through our area. here we are, area of high pressure coming up through the south. wet through the afternoon hours and overnight. in fact, still some morning showers left in the area around as well. today's high 56 degrees with rain developing around lunchtime and continuing through the evening rush. likely that we're going to be wet and certainly chilly. tomorrow 63 your high temperature with a little bit of sunshine coming our way for the afternoon. 72 on wednesday and our warmest day out of the work week. at least we've got something to look forward to midweek. i'll be back in about ten minutes. right now let's hit first 4
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traffic. >> thank you, veronica. things looking good for the columbus day commute. restrictions lifted with the exception of route 50 in maryland. here we are in virginia, no serious problems to worry about. let's take a look at the beltway at van dorn street, which is looking fantastic. construction on the inner loop at route 7 has been taken out of the way. keep in mind, if you're taking mass transit, metro running on a regular schedule. washington may have nats fever, but the nba season is right around the corner. the wizards opened their preseason yesterday. they lost to the charlotte bobcats 100-88. the next preseason game is thursday against the knicks, and the regular season tips off october 30th. think your commute is bad? check out this dramatic video of a massive pileup during yesterday's sprint cup talladega final. during the last lap of the race, right as tony stew art was abou
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to be the first to cross the finish line. michael waltrip turns him and causes an enormous pile-up. nobody got hurt, believe it or not. matt kenseth was eventually declared the winner of that race. you think that gas prices are high here? try living in california. california drivers are paying on average a record breaking $4.65 a gallon. some are paying $5 or more per gallon at some stations. the price jump started last week after the power outage. and we have a con ssumer alt for pet owners. a common ingredient in pet shampoos could lead to a serious reaction. a chemical ingredient called d-limonene has led to dogs and cats suffering serious infections, both topically and
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internally. one woman in california says her dog almost died. >> and the x-ray shows edema everywhere. she had so much blood in her lungs, we just weren't sure. and i said, she may not make it. we're going to do the best we can. >> these reactions may not be very common, but when they do occur, they can be very serious. >> by the way, that dog ginger did make a full recovery. the epa says active d-limonene is not recommended for use on dogs or cats. the time is 5:26. it's a sign of the times as more and more people use social media. people are sending greeting cards less. >> and that means the greeting card industry could be in trouble. boston globe says people are more likely to contact someone via facebook or twitter than send a card. hallmark plans to close its kansas plant that makes half of its supply. doing so will eliminate 300 yards. i like to open a card.
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>> i have a card box. it's huge at home. i'm so into the handwriting cards. i emboss them with the ink and all that. >> are we getting old? >> the kids are using the facebook these days. the rest of us are using cards. 5:27. coming up, taking a stand on foreign policy. the message mitt romney hopes to deliver to voters ahead of the election. ♪
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a live look at the nation's capitol as we have chilly weather ahead. >> it really is coat weather for most people. at least we're not going to get the showers that we've got on tap later today. at least we're not getting those showers with the cold this morning. that would be pretty nasty. right now we do have 45 degrees reagan national with a light wind. out of the north at 6 miles per hour. and it is dry right now. i take you back, satellite and radar, to yesterday. you can see we cleared out for a spell. right now we sit still under the influence of high pressure. partly cloudy sky right now, will turn mostly cloudy and then cloudy with this rain to our north and west.
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it will move in about 11:00 a.m. to noontime today. 53 at noontime today. showers for the afternoon right through the evening after we hit a high today of 56 degrees. i'll be back in ten minutes with a look at your four-day forecast. right now first 4 traffic. >> thank you, veronica. things looking good on the interstates. columbus day. federal holiday, hov restrictions. speaking of maryland, looking good. 95 and bw parkway. bw parkway heading south at speed. let's take a live look at 95 in maryland. traffic to the right of the screen is heading south. no serious backups. a nine-minute ride to the beltway at 67 miles an hour. today mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech in virginia. this comes as romney closes in on president obama's lead in the polls. nbc's tracie potts live on capitol hill with the latest. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: aaron, good
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morning. good morning, everyone. he'll be at virginia military institute, his ninth address since summer before last on foreign policy. he expects to draw differences -- show differences, draw a contrast between himself and president obama on a number of issues. key points, including hot spots is syria, libya, egypt. he's expected to talk about having a strong military without cuts to defense, and israel being a strong ally of the united states. specifically on libya, he will say that al qaeda was behind the deaths of our ambassador and three others there, that it was the deliberate work of terrorists -- that's a quote from the advance of his speech -- not the video that's been talked about so much and that it was the same group that attacked on 9/11. on syria, he will urge america to arm the rebels who may end up being in a position of authority there. and in egypt, he will suggest tying the $1 billion in aid we give that country to them upholding the peace treaty with
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israel. speaking of israel, he will say that we should be able to form a palestinian state along with israel. however, remember that popular 47% tape where he talked about people who don't pay taxes, he also talked about israel, saying that the conflict between israelis and palestinians will likely remain unsolved. we'll see what he has to say about that. aaron? >> tracie potts on the hill. thank you, tracie. today president obama will wrap up his two-day fund-raising trip in california. yesterday he spoke at a fund-raising concert with performances by jon bon jovi, stevie wonder, and katy perry. and he attended a $20,000 per person fund-raising dinner. tomorrow the president will hit the campaign trail in ohio. today the house intelligence committee is expected to issue a warning that china's two leading technology firms pose a major security threat to the u.s. here's a live look right now at the capitol. after a year long investigation,
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the panel is warning the government, as well as private businesses, to avoid wawei technologies and zte corporations. they're among the nation's leading telecommunications companies, and both deny posing a threat to the u.s. 5:35 is our time. nats fans will have great memories of the first postseason game. nats beat the cardinals in game one of the national league division series. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throws it back in, but two runs score. and moving on second on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> that hit pretty much won the game for the nats. tyler moore drove in two runs with that pinch-hit in the eighth inning. it made the score 3-2, and that was the final.
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that obviously made some folks excited. so many nats fans rooted on the team from sports bars and restaurants here in washington. some fans we spoke to say they have supported the nationals since they moved here seven years ago. they say it's about time they have something like this to cheer about. >> awesome, awesome. finally we have a baseball team that's doing well in d.c. awesome. >> it took a second for me to realize, but my brother picked me up. so i knew we won. >> i'm just happy that i got tickets to game three. i could be there potentially for the winner. that's what i'm excited about. >> the nationals first postseason game at home is set for wednesday. >> unfortunately, we still don't know what time that game is going to start. major league baseball has not announced start times beyond tomorrow. in the meantime, ddot is preparing for the big day. it will have officers preparing before and after the fwgame. afterwards, turns will be
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blocked on "m" street. and that ball is hit well to left. mcleod back to the track, to the wall, and it's gone. >> oh, oriole fans probably want to forget their team's home playoff opener. the o's fell to the yankees 8-2 last night. the game was tied in the ninth inning when new york scored six runs. it was the first postseason game in baltimore in 15 years. from the red iron to the gridiron, the redskins lost again. they lost have lost their starting quarterback too. robert griffin iii suffered a mild concussion in yesterday's loss to the falcons. >> rg3 rolls. looking, nobody there. trying to run, and he's hit hard at the 5 yard line. oh, shaken up. >> boy, rg3 took that hit to the head in the third quarter.
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he left the game at that point and apparently never came back. >> he said he was cool, but i know how this league is when it comes to tough hits and hits like that on the quarterback. you have to examine them and make sure they're cool. he gave me the heads up that he's all right, but you really don't want to see him have to leave that way. >> team doctors will reevaluate griffin today. a lot of people felt that hit was a rough moment to watch for him with so many people with high hopes. he did tweet last night he expects he'll get some tests done, everything will be cleared, and he'll be back on the field this weekend. >> we sure hope so. a lot of people happy to get that news. the time right now 5:38. what we're learning about an officer involved shooting in prince george's county that landed a man in the hospital. plus -- liftoff of the spacex falcon 9 rocket. >> reaching another milestone as this space flight lifts off the launch pad at cape canaveral.
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on its way into space. spacex launched its unmanned falcon rocket from cape canaveral in florida. it's headed to the international space station with 1,000 pounds of cargo. you might remember a similar launch back in may although that was more of a test than a tli delivery mission. spacex's falcon will stay for three weeks before they return to earth. i read they had ice cream on board this time. it's a chocolate vanilla swirl. >> spacex, in three years, they hope to send people out there. pretty cool. >> and there will be ice cream waiting for us when we get there. around these parts, it definitely feels like the fall. cold weather has hit our region. >> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson in for tom this morning. >> late fall weather this morning. layer up heading out. look at these numbers. mt. aerie at 36. 45 in d.c. clarendon coming in at 41 degrees. that's our hometown forecast. will ride out of the low 40s. notice the clouds moving in.
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10:00 a.m., 49 degrees under a cloudy sky. and showers by 1:00 with a temperature of 53. we'll go up to a high of 56 degrees. we'll have a look at the seven-day forecast. right now, first 4 traffic. hov restrictions lifted for the holiday. here we are at duke street. things are looking great. also at the 14th street bridge, about a 12-minute ride from the beltway to the bridge. still ahead, the controversial ads you might start noticing when you ride metro to work.
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breaking news. big news out of stockholm. the 2012 nobel prize for medicine was just announced
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moments ago. john b. gurden and yamanaka were just warded the nobel prize for medicine. the cells that can become pluripotent. now along with the prestigious award, the winners will also receive a monetary prize. this year the nobel foundation is feeling the effects of the world economy, lowering the payout by 20% to $1.2 million. i'm live at the news desk, tony tull, news 4. 5:47 now. a developing story in bladensburg, maryland. this morning a man is recovering after being shot by police. officers were called to 55th avenue around 7:00 last night to talk to a woman who reported being threatened. shortly after police got to the scene there, an officer says a man with a knife approached him
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outside. >> the officer confronted the suspect, gave him several verbal commands, and ordered him to drop the knivment the suspect refused to comply with those orders and, in fact, advanced on the officer. the officer, fearing for his life, fired his issued firearm and struck the suspect. >> police say the suspect suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. police are trying to figure out who killed a man and left him on the doorstep of a home in northern virginia. police were called to the 6400 block of broadmoor street in fairfax county early sunday morning. they found the body of 34-year-old mark earl ives outside a home there. he had trauma to his body. and sources tell news 4 the victim appeared to have a wound to his head. >> our earlier investigation, we believe the suspect in this case is actually an acquaintance of our victim. >> police do not believe there is any threat to the community.
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this morning a happy ending to the search for murray, a dog missing since an attack last week in northeast. the washington humane society found murray yesterday. on friday murray's owner was jogging with the dog when she was confronted by another jogger. she says the man grabbed murray's leash, but he slipped out of his collar and disappeared. the man then allegedly grabbed her and sexually assaulted her. she screamed for help, and the man ran off. murray has a broken leg, but is expected to be just fine. the coast guard is searching for two maryland men who vanished while boating. the two brothers left ocean city, maryland, heading to chincoteague, virginia. they were expected to arrive saturday night. the wife of one of those men called the coast guard when her husband didn't show up. today controversial ads that support israel will begin appearing in metro stations and on some metro buses. those ads must be in place by
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5:00 this evening. the ads equate jihadists to savages. metro fought posting the ads. the transit agency claimed it was protecting its riders and employees based on the violent response to the anti-islam video made in the u.s. a judge ruled the metro was violating the afdi's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. virginia's u.s. senate candidates will hold their second debate today. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine will square off in richmond today. a recent nbc news/wall street journal/marist poll shows that kaine has pulled ahead of allen 49%-44%. "meet the press" moderator david gregory moderated the debate last month. news 4's julie carey and i were
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among the panelists. a cancer survivor had to undergo an embarrassing pat down through security. margaret dietrich was in kansas city. she went through the body scanner and was pulled for a pat down. she has silicone breast implants and recent scar tissue from surgery. she explained that to the tsa agent, and what happened next left her mortgaifiegagifiemorti. >> i'm standing here with my arms in the air and he is grabbing my chest. and everyone is looking at me wondering what is wrong with my chest? >> tsa said it's necessary to do a patdown when something with the body scan is out of the ordinary. today is a federal holiday in observance of columbus day. several local and state agencies are closed as well as most
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federal agencies. in the district, schools, libraries, and local government offices are cloised today. in maryland, some libraries are closed. charles, prince george's, and t is mary's county governments are closed today. in virginia, hov restrictions lifted on i-66, 395, and i-95 as well as the dulles toll road. libraries are closed in virginia. all schools in northern virginia are closed except for those in prince william county, and fairfax city is open for business. >> that was a lot to list off. >> got them all in there. if you're heading out today, the key word is layer. >> the key word is layer, and it's going to feel like late fall. dress for late fall. in fact, the temperatures, what we're going to be up today, more like mid to late november instead of where we are here in october. we do have frost advisories. freeze warnings in the purple. those are well off to the west. wanted to mention those to you because, as we get precipitation
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in here, the highest of elevations of west virginia could see a few wet flakes of snow mixing in with the rain that's coming in. there is a slight chance come late today. 45 at reagan national. we do have clouds out there. partly cloudy. we'll see more cloud cover by the time we get to 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. today. right now storm team 4 radar. it's dry through the area until you get over in areas of west virginia, south of petersburg, bluegrass area. in fact, upper elevation. little bit of wet flakes already trying to mix in. down through areas of kentucky and northern mississippi, even more rain. that's all associated with this area of low pressure to our south and west. it's contracting on through. by 10:30 today, i think we could see light showers around luray, around front royal by 2:00 today. starts to overspread the area.
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gaithersburg, manassas, and down through culpeper. more showers by 7:00, by 10:00. in fact, not ending until we get to the early morning hours around 3:00, 4:00 a.m. we are going to clear out tomorrow. today the coldest day out of the work week, by wednesday the w m warme warmest, and tomorrow is a transition day to sunshine. your evening 42 to 49 with rain likely. here's a look at your four and seven-day forecast. 72 again on wednesday. let's take a look at traffic with mike. it's a federal holiday. things looking pretty light. no major problems to report on the beltway. let's take a look at prince george's county. things looking great on 301 and route 5. let's take a look at 301 and route 5. traffic heading away from the camera. route 5 not featured in the camera shot, but no serious delays. if you're taking mass transit, no vre or marc rail. red line single tracking between judiciary square and ft. totten.
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orange line is single tracking between stadium armory and cheverly. aaron? >> thank you, mike. 5:54. breaking news in silver spring. police on the scene of a reported shooting on georgia avenue and the beltway. news 4's megan mcgrath is there. megan, what do we know? >> reporter: it's very early in the investigation. i'll step out of the way so you can see the crime scene. obviously, still very active at this point. what we're getting from police is they received a call about an individual who was making threats, saying that he was going to perhaps hurt himself, perhaps hurt others. they tracked this individual down to the area of his girlfriend's home, and that's where there was some sort of encounter wen this man and police. they believed him to be armed, potentially dangerous. there was some sort of confrontation, and we're told that police opened fire, striking this man. it's our understanding from here on the scene that he was transported to the hospital and he is still alive. really no further detail at this point.
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again, still very early in the investigation. this is in the area of flora lane and woodlands road here in the silver spring area. we'll continue to work the scene and will bring you the latest as soon as we get it. reporting live in silver spring, megan mcgrath, news 4. 5:56. today is the last taye fday for foodies to enjoy taste of d.c. it features more than 40 beers, 50 of the nation's best restaurants. admission is $10. all d.c. restaurants have items for at least $3 or less. pennsylvania avenue will be closed between 9th and 14th streets. the streets will reopen in time for the tuesday morning commute. the geek squad is heading to cyberspace. cnbc's shartia brantley is live with that story and more. good morning, shartia. >> good morning, angie. best buy is bringing the geek squad to the internet. the new york post explains the
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retailer has extended the reach of their well-known tech support team to fixing pcs, tablets, and other devices. they recently launched the 24/7 geek squad service on ebay and is now testing it at a select number of target stores. there's an apple shortage on the horizon, and it's not of the iphone variety. this year's apple crop is shaping up to the the smallest since 1986, down 14% from last year. a warming spree in march caused trees to bud early. then a cold snap in april killed off apple blosblossoms. more than half was destroyed as well as michigan's harvest. analysts say that could push it up by $1 a pound and boost juice prices by 20% or more. time to stock up on the juicy juice. >> i've got a daughter. i hear you, shartia, thanks. the wedding video that's now evident in a police
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